Technician - Furniture and Floorcoverings

Location
Kettering
Salary
Up to £14997 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
28 Dec 2017
Ref
00076434
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a leading research and technology organisation for the footwear and other consumer related product industries. With around 1700 member companies in 70 countries, their objective is to help its members increase their global competitiveness. They have an impressive track record in providing expert services to some of the most prestigious names in global industries.

They have a vacancy for a technician to work in their Furniture and Floorcoverings business area.

As a technician you will be responsible for testing floorcoverings and furniture against British and European standards. You will be also be involved in writing reports, booking in samples for testing, planning and agreeing testing schedules. The role will involve communicating with customers by telephone and email, ensuring that they provide the highest level of customer service.

Candidates should have at least 5 GCSEs, including Maths, English and Science. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the testing of different types of consumer products. Good communication skills are essential, as are practical computer skills. The appointed technician will be expected to work to deadlines, produce accurate, detailed test reports and work independently when required. Experience of working within a regulated laboratory environment would be an advantage.

Flexibility, tenacity and a 'can-do attitude' are key requisites of the role. Within the guidelines of the flexible working system, candidates should be able and willing to work their contracted hours between the hours of 7am and 7pm if required.

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